Archived from groups: alt.tv.tech.hdtv (More info?
If its happening at a new location most likely the box needs to
bereplaced..... I troubleshoot these Dct's and Internet all day long on the
job specifically the 6208. It could also mean you need a booster added to
your cable line to boost the sig.....
I would call your local cable company and they will most likely send a
techout just incase if its not the box...
"Benjamin Slade" <PublicMailbox@benslade.com> wrote in message
> In Washington DC, I'm seeing periodic pixellation like breakups on my
> various Comcast HD channels. My cable box is the Motorola DCT 6208
> (with built-in DVR).
> After watching this carefully for a while, it definitely seems to me
> that the breakups correlate to dramatic light to dark or dark to light
> transitions in the image.
> I recently moved, about a mile within Washington DC, and I saw exactly
> the same behavior at my previous location.
> I'm going to call Comcast to have a technician check my signal strength,
> but first I have a few questions:
> * Does the Motorola DCT 6208 cable box keep track of this? Ie. is
> there some internal counter that shows "loss of synch" on the hi-def
> MPEG-2 datastream?
> * Can Comcast headquarters automatically query boxes to figure out if
> large scale problems are occurring.
> Ben in DC
> (append 030516 to the subj to bypass spam filters)
> Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
> Albert Einstein